Dangerous Position: Kayne West Now Thinks He Is God

proxyThe Book of Yeezus might seem like a controversial title of a new Kanye West album, but it’s not. It’s actually the title of a newly reworked version of the Bible book of Genesis. What is the big difference between the traditional version of Genesis and The Book of Yeezus? Every mention of God in this new version was replaced with Kanye West. According to the cover of the controversial book, its tagline is “a Bible for the modern day.” This underlying theme of The Book of Yeezus is explained further on its official website with a simple question. “If the Bible, the most singularly significant publication in the ancient canon of western tradition, were updated to reflect our modern society, what would it look like?” The website description goes further by claiming that The Book of Yeezus is “a creative vision,” explaining its purpose as well as what is included within the foreword of the publication. “The Book of Yeezus is a creative vision…that details the story of Genesis–for the new age. In its foreword, we explore our culture’s state of religiosity and its capacity for wonder. How does spirituality, an evolutionary reflex, manifest in a digitized world? Why does Kanye West take such outsized significance in the lives of many?” Read Article

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